|GlassPlatypus ||08-26-2012 11:31 PM |
What is this horse doing this for???
Sorry, but I can't help but laugh at the utter silliness of this. But why is he doing it? Is it because he's nervous or bored?
|apachewhitesox ||08-26-2012 11:41 PM |
I don't know why he is doing it but I have seen horses at work do it just because they are really bored.
|Allison Finch ||08-26-2012 11:55 PM |
Probably because he is bored. However, it looks like he is biting his tongue pretty hard. If so, he may be forcing an endorphin release....kinda getting a high from it. The same result horses get from cribbing.
|Strange ||08-27-2012 05:10 PM |
Probably because he's bored, or like Allison mentioned he may be getting an endorphin release from it.
I find it rather amusing, but if it became an issue where the horse was putting its health at risk I'd probably try to find a way to keep the horse amused. Plenty of hay, toys in the stall or in the paddock, a pet goat...
|EmilyJoy ||08-27-2012 05:54 PM |
Well it looks like it has a next door neighbor @ 16 sec on the clip.
|Sahara ||08-27-2012 06:51 PM |
Kind of looks like he has dewormer on his lips. Wonder if he is just annoyed by the "icky" taste?
|Roperchick ||08-27-2012 07:02 PM |
I think your right Sahara...it looks like dewormer or something.
|Saddlebag ||08-27-2012 10:18 PM |
Could be a stress reliever from living in a stall (cage).
|tinyliny ||08-27-2012 10:28 PM |
Sometimes my tongue gets itchy and I drag it along my teeth to scratch it. Could this horse be "scratchy" and itchy tongue?
|MangoRoX87 ||08-27-2012 10:38 PM |
My best friends mom used to have a barrel horse that would stick his tongue out the side of his mouth the entire run:P
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